About Been Restaurant

Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will follow. So goes the motto of Been, a Chinese bar and restaurant along Chandos Street in Leamington Spa. Famous for its Golden and Deluxe set meals, laying on the super soups, special seafood, and duck delicacies, Been Restaurant operates out of a former public house and offers a modern setting in which to enjoy fine Chinese dining. If this intrigues, the question remains, have you been?

Opening Times

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Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Address

Been Restaurant
29 Chandos Strett, Town Centre
Royal Leamington Spa CV32 4RN

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Steam prawn dumpling

£4.40

Chicken wings with capital sauce

£5.60

Honey coated spare ribs

£5.60
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Mains

Lemon Chicken

Beef with Black Bean & Green Peppers

Sweet and Sour Pork

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Seafood

Scallops with Ginger and Spring Onions

King Prawns with Vegetable and Cashew Nuts

Mussels in Chilli Bean Sauce

Main Menu

Set Menu

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Main Menu

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All You Can Eat Menu

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More about Been Restaurant, Royal Leamington Spa

Leamington Spa has been blessed by Been Restaurant, which offers classic and contemporary Chinese dining in a space that is itself classic and contemporary. Proprietors Stanley and Kate have lovingly converted an old public house down Leamington Spa’s Chandos Street into a chic Chinese dining room, with stylish furniture carefully selected and imported from China to complement the modern Chinese cuisine on offer. It’s all detailed leather furniture and black glass, and the food is just as seductive. Been also caters to parties of up to 20 people looking for private dining.

Been Restaurant’s lunch menu, served from noon until 2:30pm, gets started with their popular dim sum. Specialties like the crispy aromatic duck, beef in black bean sauce, or king prawn omelette are all available at incredibly affordable prices. There’s the odd pan-Asian dish to be found here, too. Been’s dinner menu is even more interesting. The range of courses is magnificent, with starters like the Capital spare ribs worthy of an authentic Beijing restaurant. Middle courses and soups make way for a huge selection of vegetarian, beef, chicken, pork, and seafood dishes, not to mention the rice and noodles selection. The best bet is to go for the all-you-can-eat option. Leamington Spa’s Been Restaurant can be found along Chandos Street – have you been to Been yet?

49 Been Restaurant Reviews

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49 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Food:Outstanding
Service:Great
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Atmosphere:Pleasant
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"Excellent"6/6
Shannon F.2 days ago · 4 reviews

Great friendly service & lovely food as always. There were several big parties in but the staff made a point of taking our orders asap to ensure we got our food promptly and were very apologetic for the brief delay. Will be back again soon!

"Excellent"6/6
Shannon F.5 days ago · 4 reviews

Really friendly and welcoming staff who are always willing to make recommendations on new dishes. Great food, quick service and really good value for money.

"Excellent"6/6
joanne s.2 months ago · 1 review

excellent food, excellent service, love going here and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, Great place, for a romantic meal or family get together best of both worlds.

"Excellent"6/6
Ash C.2 months ago · 2 reviews

Have been to this restaurant several times, and it never disappoints. Always fantastic food, with excellent staff. The service is quick and friendly. I have and will continue to recommend this restaurant to friends.

"Great"5/6
Helen B.5 months ago · 1 review

Welcoming and friendly. Very good service - attentive but not too obtrusive. Especially good to one of our group who arrived early. “Eat all you want” was good value. Wraps and mains were delicious. I was not so keen on the starters but that is a personal preference for not eating battered food. Our group chose the starters so there may be others I could choose another time to suit me. I would recommend Bean and would book again.

"Excellent"6/6
Michele B.a year ago · 1 review

Great food and customer service. It's in a great location and easy to park. I have now eaten there twice and both times it's been amazing food and service. I have also had takeout and it is to the same standards ​as if you are eating in. If you love Chinese food, you would love it here and great valve for money.

"Excellent"6/6
Gareth B.a year ago · 2 reviews

The food was very tasty, and while all the usual favourites were there, they were prepared in a more upmarket fashion that takeaway. The dark-wood and red decor was again traditional but not tacky. The waiter service was efficient and polite. The prices were highly pleasing. Will definitely go there again!

"Excellent"6/6
Jemma G.3 months ago · 1 review

Came here as a friends leaving meal on a weekday evening. Excellent service, excellent food, excellent atmosphere. I’ve been here before with a couple of friends and have never been dissapointed, my friends who haven’t been here before will definately be visiting again!

"Great"5/6
Jane W.2 years ago · 1 review

Very varied and extensive menu, so much to choose from on the buffet menu. Good food, service good. Gave to pkenty of time between courses. Atmosphere would have been better probably if more customers!!! Thought drinks were a tad expensive though. Would pay a return visit.

"Excellent"6/6
Sharon S.5 months ago · 3 reviews

Just a perfect restaurant. Our arrival, as always, was greeted with a personal greeting from the friendly stafff, food was excellent, service quick and it’s reasonably priced, which is why we visited frequently and recommend it to friends.